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Up In The Blue Seats is a New York Rangers hockey podcast as only the New York Post sports section can create. Host and former Rangers great Ron Duguay breaks down the latest news about the Rangers and takes you inside the locker room with longtime NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They are joined by current and former players, other NY Post writers and special guests. “Up in the Blue Seats” is currently on hiatus until the Rangers return next NHL season. But earlier episodes of the podcast are available.

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Up In The Blue Seats is a New York Rangers hockey podcast as only the New York Post sports section can create. Host and former Rangers great Ron Duguay breaks down the latest news about the Rangers and takes you inside the locker room with longtime NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They are joined by current and former players, other NY Post writers and special guests. “Up in the Blue Seats” is currently on hiatus until the Rangers return next NHL season. But earlier episodes of the podcast are available.

    What Do Rangers Do With Georgiev? feat. Denis Potvin

    What Do Rangers Do With Georgiev? feat. Denis Potvin

    Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker and Jake Brown open the show talking about the Rangers’ miraculous last-second win on Sunday night. They discuss the game-winning goal from Ryan Lindgren, Adam Fox continuing to impress, Alexandar Georgiev’s struggles, Mollie’s trip to the Islanders new UBS Arena and Thanksgiving plans. NY Post hockey insider Larry Brooks drops by to talk about the goaltending conundrum, the defensive concerns, potential replacements for Georgiev and his thoughts on his years covering Potvin. Islanders legend and Hall of Famer Denis Potvin then joins the show. Potvin talks about the “Potvin sucks” chants still going, how Rangers fans treat him in person, memories playing Ron, his relationship with coach Al Arbour and the upcoming Rangers-Islanders matchup at the new arena.
     
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    • 39 min
    Reaves, Rangers Showing Fight feat. Henrik Lundqvist

    Reaves, Rangers Showing Fight feat. Henrik Lundqvist

    Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker and Jake Brown open the show talking about the Rangers’ four-game win streak. They discuss Ryan Reaves dropping the gloves Tuesday night, Sammy Blais being out for the season, P.K. Subban needing harsher discipline than he was given and the young Rangers playing well. Jake then chats with Rangers legendary goaltender Henrik Lundqvist at the Chris Tschupp Halt ALS charity hockey game. Lundqvist talks about his post-playing career, broadcasting for MSG Network, Igor Shesterkin, his jersey getting retired in January at The Garden, being called “The King” and being covered by Brooksie. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks then drops by to react to what Lundqvist said about him, Blais’ injury, the opportunity now for Julien Gauthier and Reaves’ toughness.
     
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    • 35 min
    Rangers Need to Support Shesterkin's Brilliance

    Rangers Need to Support Shesterkin's Brilliance

    Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker and Jake Brown open the show reacting to Monday’s big win over the Panthers. They discuss Jack Eichel being traded to Las Vegas, Igor Shesterkin’s stomach bug, the testy exchange between Mollie and Coach Gallant, what’s missing in Alexis LaFrenière’s game, the blowout loss to Calgary, Chris Kreider’s postgame comments and Connor McDavid’s insane goal. Ron and Mollie answer questions from Post Sports+ members on LaFrenière, Kreider potentially being a captain, the top six and the defense. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks drops by to talk about the third period issues, Ryan Reeves’ play and potential trades. 
     
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    • 38 min
    Adam Fox’s Well-Deserved Contract Extension feat. Dave Maloney

    Adam Fox’s Well-Deserved Contract Extension feat. Dave Maloney

    Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker and Jake Brown open the show talking about Adam Fox’s contract extension. They also discuss Ron’s contracts with the Rangers, Mollie’s adventures on the road in Canada and Seattle and her mom meeting Mark Messier last week. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks drops by to talk about the Fox contract extension, cap space, developing Nils Lundkvist and how Alexis Lafreniére can improve. Rangers great and radio analyst Dave Maloney then joins the show. Maloney discusses his job at a liquor store in Connecticut, today’s NHL coaching style, why Ryan Lindgren could make a good captain and the Rangers' hot start to the season led by Igor Shesterkin.
     
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    • 36 min
    Mark Messier Talks Rangers, Captaincy, Broadcasting, New Book

    Mark Messier Talks Rangers, Captaincy, Broadcasting, New Book

    Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker and Jake Brown open the show talking about Ron’s time playing with and against Mark Messier. The Rangers legend then joins the show. Messier talks about his new book, his foundation, women’s hockey, not getting the Rangers head coaching or front office position, the current Rangers and the captaincy debate, taking shrooms when he was a teenager, playing for Mike Keenan, what he sees in Alexis LaFreniere, why the Rangers can win the division, broadcasting now for ESPN and whether he wears his championship rings.
     
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    • 44 min
    Shesterkin Carrying The Rangers feat. Steve Valiquette

    Shesterkin Carrying The Rangers feat. Steve Valiquette

    Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker and Jake Brown open the show talking about Mollie being in the electric environment in Montreal for their home opener last Saturday. They discuss the two straight wins in Canada, Alexis Lafrenière’s big goal, Igor Shesterkin’s tremendous performances, send thoughts and prayers to Mike Bossy and send a birthday shoutout to Mike Keenan. Former Rangers goalie and MSG Network analyst Steve Valiquette then joins the show. Valiquette talks about working with Henrik Lundqvist in studio, his suits, breaking down just how good Shesterkin has been, K’Andre Miller’s play and whether the Rangers can make the playoffs. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks drops by to dive into Shesterkin, how many games he might start this season, potential lineup changes and the need to improve on face-offs. 
     
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Customer Reviews

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Paul Kee ,

Today’s show

I really enjoy listening to your show. Great guests. I appreciated Mr. Rosen today.
Mollie and Ron have great chemistry. Have you met yet?
I think the Rangers are doing great in a rebuild. In 2 years Alexis and Kaako will be superstars. The future looks great.
Paul

rvdnsx ,

Awesome and Super Informative!

Great to have access to the New York Rangers!

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